SOCIAL SCENE

A lunch was held at Saenkham Terrace in Baan Nai Fun 2 to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Thai-Austrian Cooperation. (From right) well known Austrian singer and composer Michael Tschugnall, Professor Dr. Guenther Bonn, Nipon Tuwanon president of Chiang Mai University, Dr. Surapol Natakankitkul and Prof. Bonn’s daughter Caroline.

A proud gathering at the Chiangmai City Art and Cultural Center, the Tavernari family came for the opening of the Ejection Life is Equal exhibition to check whether Susanna Tavernari really caught the attractive beauty of her daughter in the pictures.

Special guest Tananan Willson presents gifts to the two performers, tenor Ruediger Liesmann and pianist David Wilson at last week’s ‘Romantic Song Concert’ at the AUA Language School’s auditorium.

Pol Lt Col Sakchai Puangsombat (right), the deputy superintendent of Muang Chiang Mai Police Station, presents a bouquet of flowers to congratulate Pornthip Chatdee (center), owner of I.T. North Travel and her business partner Siriwan Rodponthai, business manager.

Orachorn Chanwiwattana, general manager of Central Airport Plaza, donated scholarships and gifts to ‘Nong Naw’ Pitcha Srisakul, a child artist, who won the water color painting contest at the Central Aquarium Kids Club.

Hon. Austrian Consul Pravit Archarchinores (second from left) had the honor to welcome H.E. Elisabeth Gehrer, the Austrian Federal Minister for Education, Science and Culture at the Sbun Nga Textile Museum. (From left) Akadet Nakkabunlung, Sbun-Nga Textile Museum; Pravit Archarchinores, H.E. Elisabeth Gehrer, Dr. Surapol Natakankitkul and Professor Guenther Bonn, also from Austria.

Tracy Cosgrove (Scotswoman of the Year 2003-2004), the founder of the Melissa Cosgrove Children’s Foundation, brought students from Sheffield England to visit and assist disadvantaged and HIV-infected children from AGAPE in Mae Rim. They had dinner at the Imperial Mae Ping Hotel,
Chiang Mai.